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How Our Love for Sports Can Help Drive Social Good

Bill Soards, President, AT&T Indiana
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As a Butler Alumnus, I was beyond proud that our small school from Indiana showed everyone that they could compete with the country’s basketball powerhouses. Existing fans like me grew more enthusiastic, and the team gained countless new Bulldog supporters as others around the country jumped on the underdog bandwagon.

Ideas that Matter 2016 | The Healing Tree

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Our final 2016 Ideas that Matter winner is The Healing Tree. Designer Alvin Oei from Designmatters at ArtCenter College of Design who worked with Coaniquem BCF to produce a storybook, patient passport and environmental graphic system to guide children and their families through burn treatment plans in Latin America.

To learn more about their project, please visit: http://bit.ly/2eWzNi1

Engaging in the Movement: Leveraging Technology for Good

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When was the last time you were unexpectedly and unreservedly inspired? How about deeply immersed in an experience— actually present and engaged? What made that moment so special and so memorable?

Ideas that Matter 2016 | The 826 Anthology of Student Writing

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Ideas that Matter winner McSweeney’s created an anthology of student work from each of 826 National’s seven chapters. 826 is a network of nonprofit organizations dedicated to inspiring students to cultivate their writing skills—encouraging them to share their voices, explore creativity and imagine a brighter future.

To learn more about their project, please visit: http://bit.ly/2eZ3ejc

Ideas That Matter 2016 | ALL AMERICA: We See Changemakers Everywhere

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Ideas that Matter winner Felicidad is creating a print publication that will feature outstanding, inspirational stories about social innovators from all corners of the U.S., and from all groups, showcasing the changemaking energy in this country for Ashoka’s initiative All America.

To learn more about their project, please visit: http://bit.ly/2eot7gT

To learn more about Sappi North America's Ideas that Matter program, please visit: http://bit.ly/1jm9Vfc

Ideas the Matter 2016 | The Growing Girls Project

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Our Ideas that Matter program is meant to inspire change and drive social good through print. The graphic design MFA program at MICA (Maryland Institute College of Art) is helping to lay the foundation for a lifetime of sexual and reproductive health by supporting young girls in Baltimore with innovative puberty educational tools through The Growing Girls Project, which is supported by the Johns Hopkins University Lerner Center for Public Health Promotion.

Ideas That Matter 2016 | SOLA Case Statement and Website

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Design studio, The Blank Page, is helping SOLA, School of Leadership, Afghanistan to change lives through our Ideas that Matter grant. They will be creating a printed case statement and redesigned website that will feature the work of illustrators depicting life at SOLA—where girls in Afghanistan can receive quality education in a safe and healthy environment.

Ideas that Matter 2016 | Extraordinary Playscapes

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Today we begin our features on the 2016 Ideas that Matter grant winners. This week we take a look at Design Museum Foundation’s work for Extraordinary Playscapes.They plan to create Playground Passports, outdoor kiosks, a website, and a catalog to amplify the reach of a national traveling exhibition on the design and importance of imaginative outdoor play.

To learn more about their project, please visit: http://bit.ly/2cn9AqP

Sappi North America Announces Recipients of the 17th Ideas that Matter Grant

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BOSTON, September 20, 2016 /3BL Media/ - Sappi North America, a leading producer and supplier of diversified paper and packaging products, today announced the eight grant recipients of its 17th annual Ideas that Matter program, where financial support is given to designer applicants who create and implement print projects for social impact.

Bloomberg & Dimon: Giving Colorado’s Youth the Skills and Education to Succeed

By JOHN HICKENLOOPER, MICHAEL R. BLOOMBERG and JAMIE DIMON
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Originally posted in the Denver Post.
 

Colorado is a state where business, government and nonprofit communities understand the value of working together to create opportunity for all, regardless of where they live or who they are. However, the state isn’t immune to the challenges of building ladders to economic success that others states face.

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